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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

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Dr. Praveen Shankar

Assistant Professor
BSAE Advisor

Fall 2015 Schedule

Schedule Sem/Lab Time Days Room
MAE 453-01 SEM 11:00AM-12:15PM MW ECS-210
MAE 483-01 SEM 9:30-10:45AM MW ECS-202
MAE 585-01 SEM 7:00-9:45PM T EN2-200


Dr. Praveen Shankar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach. He obtained a MS and PhD in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University in March 2004 and August 2007 respectively. From 2007 to 2011, Dr. Shankar was a Lecturer of Aerospace Engineering at Arizona State University. Dr. Shankar’s research expertise is in the development of advanced control systems for complex aerospace applications. He has collaborated with researchers from NASA and Air Force Research Laboratories on several projects and authored many conference and journal papers in the field. He is the recipient of the AIAA Foundation Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Award for his contributions to research in aerospace engineering. At Arizona State University, he developed a simulation tool for teaching Aircraft Dynamics and Control which has received significant attention from education and technology magazines. Dr. Shankar is a Senior Member of AIAA and has served as a reviewer for journals and conferences from AIAA, ASME, IEEE, IMechE and ASEE.

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